It seems that each new year brings additional tasks and an increase in compliance and regulatory requirements into the payroll process. It is an increasing challenge to manage payroll efficiently and effectively, and the consequences of failing to do so can be devastating for a smaller business.
What was once considered a humane benefit offered by conscientious employers is fast becoming an entitlement mandated by law.
Payroll Management Outsourcing on the Rise in the U.S.
Topics: payroll management
We are almost three weeks into the new year already and the clock is ticking for a variety of payroll tax filing items to be completed.
New Employer and Labor Laws for California
The California legislature recently passed a number of new laws and amended many others. Most of these changes took effect on January 1st unless otherwise noted in the list.
A company policy is a statement that defines a business's approach to an issue. The company policy manual is a comprehensive explanation of the company's rules for employee conduct and it tells employees what is appropriate behavior in your workplace.
The ObamaCare Employer Mandate / Employer Penalty that was set to begin in 2014 was delayed until later this year and 2016.
Payroll management is an incredibly labor-intensive function that involves vast amounts of detail-oriented work, recurring deadlines, and a myriad of rules and regulations to comply with.
Payroll management practices remain consistent year after year, despite changing regulations and tax laws. And one the basic practices is the use of an effective payroll calendar. While this may seem an obvious tool to most payroll professionals, a surprising number of businesses fail to make good use of this most basic payroll management practice.
As the new year comes in it's always beneficial to review your HR management practices, your performance, and your department's needs and accomplishments from the previous year. In addition, it is also beneficial to look ahead at the changes and trends that will directly impact your performance going into the next year.